Reblogged from Diane Ravitch’s blog
An earlier post about the Vergara case contrasted the testimony of a plaintiff (a student) who said Ms. McLaughlin was a “bad” teacher with a video in which several students spoke highly of the same teacher, who was named by the Rotary as Pasadena Teacher of the Year.
Christine McLaughlin, the teacher who was the subject of the post, left the following comment:
“I was so surprised to hear of this post regarding the case and my involvement. I want to point out two important facts that might add additional insight into this case.
Read her comments here. An acronym from her comments you might not know is RIF, Reduction in Force. This is another term for Layoffs.